Kobe Bryant has learned to be more open and honest as he enters his 19th season in the NBA. The Lakers star is now 35, and fully aware that his days as a ballplayer are set to come to and end shortly.
Bryant has two years left on his contract with the Lakers (set to pay him 48.5 million) is the subject of a Showtime documentary set to air in November titled Kobe Bryant’s Muse, which will cover Bryant vulnerable season spent injured.
He told reporters Fridaythat life after basketball is “scary,”and he’s not sure what he’s going to do.
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“I’m afraid, too. You really have to lean on muses and mentors going forward, just as I did as a kid. It’s about having that next wave of things, which is scary as hell, but it’s fun at the same time.”